When victor vasarely, the father of op art, first began to experiment with optical illusions, he needed a canvas on which to put down his thoughts a couple of years later he created his iconic zebras (with curved lines, no less), a work that passed into art history as the first op art image to create a simple. Vasarely the official artist website by michèle welcome to the victor vasarely official artist web site vasarely is widely regarded as the father of op- art he is a major biography catalogues & books books upcoming events exhibition catalogues catalogue raisonné inventor of op-art chronology: 1906-1997. He is widely considered the father of the op art movement, a style of visual art that uses optical illusion now, the public can discover or rediscover the work of hungarian-born french artist victor vasarely at an exhibition at the french institute in budapest euronews' gábor ács spoke to pierre vasarely, who. An illustrated biography of the father of op art, victor vasarely from his early life through to his death in 1997 the art of tomorrow will be a collective. Victor vasarely hungarian-french, 1906-1997 victor vasarely was born in pécs , hungary in 1906 he left his studies in medicine to train in academic painting considered to be the father of op-art, vasarely's use of perceptual abstraction and impact on popular culture makes him one of the most influential artists of the. Vasarely is widely regarded as the father of op-art he is a french hungarian who was not only a great optical artist, but he is also known as the father o the artist victor vasarely born apr 9 1906, pecs, hungary died march 15 victor vasarely is a unique artist in the history of twentieth century art famous during his. Considered the father of the op art, victor vasarely was born on april 9th, 1908 in pécs, hungary internationally recognized as one of the most important artists of the 20th century, his innovations in color and optical illusion have had a strong influence on many modern artists spanning most of his career, our collection of.
Artworks and biography of one of founders of op-art victor vasarely victor vasarely vasarely is widely regarded as the father of op-art he is a great master of 20th century art his paintings are in the permanent collections of the world's major museums during the 1960's and 70's his optical images became part of the. Apr 1, 2016 victor vasarely life and work vasarely was born in pécs and grew up in piešt' any (then called pöstyén) and budapest in 1925 he is studying medicine at the university of vasarely is considered the father of op art during the 1960s and 1970s, his optical images became part of popular culture. Victor vasarely victor vasarely was born in hungary in 1908 since he was only a little boy of seven he showed exceptional talent for drawing vasarely worked on figures at first but his interest in the preciseness of geometry took over and became the father of op art as he was the pioneer and chief exponent of.
Victor vasarely 1906 born on 9 april in pécs, as győző csiszár his mother, anna csiszár, originated in trnava (slovakia), his father, győző (viktor) lajos 1947−1954 his experiences of reflected lights on the coasts of belle isle and later in gordes (la vaucluse) inspire optical studies in his abstract paintings of the. Victor vasarely vasarely is well listed and known as a founder of optical art his works are included in almost every museum in the world having a collection of contemporary art inspirational, for victor vasarely was a hungarian-born artist and preeminent painter of complex geometric patterns he is best known as a. Hungarian-born victor vasarely is known as a founder of optical art vasarely was born in pecs and grew up in piešťany (then pöstyén) and budapest where in 1925 he took up medical studies at budapest university in 1927 he abandoned medicine to learn traditional academic painting at the private podolini-volkmann.
Fans of op-art consider bridget riley to be the mother of op-art, further developing optical art from victor vasarely's style and approach she was born in 1931 in norwood her father, a printer, had to move because of work, and so did the family they ended up in lincolnshire, but soon relocated to cornwall she grew up in. Victor vasarely is considered one of the most influential artists of the last century and is widely regarded as the father of the op art movement, a short-lived but influential movement in the mid 1900s with a focus on carefully composed optical illusions and repeating patterns, the op art movement has gone on to influence. Victor vasarely (french/hungarian, 1906–1997) is known as the father of the op art movement as a painter, he created intricate abstractions that suggested depth and dimensionality using a variety of optical illusions, with surfaces seeming to bulge out of the canvas his works present color, form, and pattern as a single. Born in 1906 in pécs, hungary, victor vasarely is one of the creators of kinetic and op art before immigrating to france in 1930, vasarely attended mühely, the academy of painting based on the teachings of the bauhaus, in budapest in 1929 it was during this time that he painted blue study and green study (1929.
Victor vasarely was a hungarian-french artist, who is widely accepted as a grandfather and leader of the op art movement his work entitled zebra, created in the 1930s, is considered by some to be one of the earliest examples of op art contents [hide] 1 life and work 2 awards 3 museums. Apr 9, 2012 this week, on what would be his 106th birthday, the father of op-art: victor vasarely the art of tomorrow will be a collective 20th century art in unimaginable ways victor vasarely was born in hungary on april 9, 1906, and spent his childhood wandering throughout different countries in eastern europe. Widely considered the father of op art, the hungarian-born artist victor vasarely ( 1906-1997) was instrumental not only in provoking a school of thought based on the relationship between art and science, but in creating some of the most striking geometric paintings in the history of late modernism this book, which gathers.
Victor vasarely artist biography buy and sell signed multiples and original paintings at fair prices on kunztgalleryvictor vasarely is a hungarian-french artist who was the leader of the short-lived optical art movement optical art is a style of visual art that is abstract, usually in black and white, and creates illusions of depth. Internationally recognized as one of the most important artists of the 20th century he is the acknowledged leader of the op art movement, and his innovations in color and optical illusion have had a strong influence on many modern artists | see more ideas about op art, victor vasarely and abstract art.
“the art of tomorrow will be a collective treasure or it will not be art at all,” said the grandfather, father, patriarch, and pioneer of op art, victor vasarely the undisputed founder of a thus, identifiable things are transmuted into abstractions and begin their own independent life” metagalaxie (1959-61) by. Results 145 - 192 of 486 victor vasarely (1906-1997), was a hungarian-french artist, who is widely accepted as a grandfather and leader of the op art movement $89500 $3661 shipping limited edition artwork from famed french-hungarian artist victor vasarely ,credited as the father of the op art movement utilizing. Apr 2, 2018 victor vasarely: victor vasarely, hungarian-born french painter of geometric abstractions who became one of the leading figures of the op art movement vasarely was trained as an artist in budapest in the bauhaus tradition in 1930 he left hungary and settled in paris, where he initially supported himself.